Associate Editor

Benjamin Tepler edits Portland Monthly’s Eat & Drink section, manages the Eat Beat blog, and writes across various departments, with a peculiar interest in Oregon-based entrepreneurial success stories, like Jacobsen Salt, Steven Smith Tea, and Kinfolk magazine

The New York native and Oberlin College graduate joined Portland Monthly in 2010, equipped with a culinary degree and a failed career in marine biology. To counter-balance his high-caloric diet, Benjamin spends his free time running, hiking, and climbing up Oregon’s various peaks. 

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BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Riffle NW Hooks Pearl District Space

East Coast transplant Ken Norris finds a home at last for his “catch-inspired” seafood vision.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/22/2012

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with John Stewart

The man from Meat Cheese Bread demonstrates his artistry in a very special spring sandwich.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/17/2012

RECIPE

Grilled Asparagus Sandwich with Bacon Relish

John Stewart of Meat Cheese Bread shares his asparagus sandwich secrets.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/17/2012

EAT THIS NOW

Fried Chicken Skin Salad at Aviary

Aviary’s rebuilt menu packs bold new international flavors, and perfects old standbys, like the fried chicken skin salad.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/15/2012

EAT HERE NOW

Cult Favorite Chefs Staging 10-seat Dinners

Podhah’s Rodney Muirhead and food-cart star Nong are among the cast of chefs lined up for an intimate dinner series at Robert Reynolds Chef Studio.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/08/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Nong’s Khao Man Gai Expands East

The queen of carts crosses the river with a new takeout space.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/08/2012

FOOD AND DRINK EVENTS

Souped Up

Culinary share space, KitchenCru, runs hearty, affordable soup lunches through March.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/08/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

The Ice Cream Collective

Salt & Straw teams up with five Portland restaurants to churn out their own unique flavors.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/01/2012

Restaurant Review

Duane's World

A coffee pioneer sets his sites on the rest of the menu at the Woodsman Tavern.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/26/2012

Long Story [Short]

Queen of Carts

The owner of the most talked-about food cart in town is expanding her culinary reach.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/26/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Feast Portland Goes National

Bon Appétit has just signed on as national media sponsor for upcoming, big-league food fest, Feast Portland.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/25/2012

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen

Pho PDX’s new, full-scale restaurant brings fantastic cocktails and Vietnamese flavors to the late-night dining scene.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/25/2012

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Sarah Hart

Here's a delicious dessert recipe that's perfect for Valentine's Day—and it comes straight from the (Sarah) Hart.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/20/2012

RECIPE

Alma's Chocolate Bread Pudding

The chocolate bread pudding recipe from local chocolatier Sarah Hart is worthy of worship.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/20/2012

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Sarah Hart

Watch as the brains behind Alma Chocolates, Sarah Hart, walks us through her Valentine’s Day recipe for no-fuss chocolate bread pudding.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/20/2012

EAT THIS NOW

Little Bird’s Fancy Pants Chocolate Bar

Gabriel Rucker’s new wave bistro launches a small line of high-flying chocolate bars

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/18/2012

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Double Dragon

A new banh mi shop on SE Division kicks Vietnamese sandwiches up a notch

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/11/2012

EAT THIS NOW

Crème Brulee Donut at Donut-O-Rama

Portland’s newest donut contender takes Alder Street by storm

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/28/2011

Introducing

Introducing: Chop

Dig into one of Portland's brand-new secrets.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/23/2011

BEST OF PDX

The Dish on Portland Dining: 2011

Eat Beat’s annual food and drink survey is here…pull up a chair and weigh in!

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 12/21/2011
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